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Bistro du Midi

Bistro du Midi

French Restaurant$$$$
Beacon Hill, Boston
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    Ai K.
    "croque madame"(4 Tips)
    "lamb tartare is amazing; olive oil mashed potatoes won't disappoint"(2 Tips)
    Brittany G.
    "Veal and rabbit tagliatelle pasta dish was to die for!"(3 Tips)
    Casey L.
    "The Potato Gnocchi, Wild Rabbit Stew, with Black Olives was awesome."(3 Tips)
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  • good for dates
  • healthy food
  • good for groups
  • desserts
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  • Thomas K.heart icon on user image
    Thomas KeatingFebruary 15, 2018
    Everything both looked and tasted exceptional. Surprisingly light tasting for a French restaurant. Server was excellent and the chef was very accommodating to a dietary concern. Great for date night.
  • Elsa
    ElsaJune 9, 2013
    If you like squid & octopus, try the Squid Ink Tagliatelle, Braised Spanish Octopus, Chilies, Preserved Lemon, Manchego Cheese. This dish is delicious! Wonderfully pronounced squid/octopus taste.
  • Brittany G.
    Veal and rabbit tagliatelle pasta dish was to die for! The free side, we picked string beans, was a perfect supplement to our meal. The Italian red wine by the glass was perfect with my dish.
  • Revere Hotel Boston Common
    A French Provencal bistro overlooking the Boston Public Garden, this restaurant found the ideal way to bring together the passion for ingredient-driven cuisine with a refined, classic technique.
  • Ai K.heart icon on user image
    Ai KNovember 29, 2019
    Lovely place. Beef tartar was one of the best ever and croque madame was perfect to my liking.
  • Joseph K.heart icon on user image
    Joseph KibeMarch 31, 2014
    Excellent service and excellent savory dishes. This is a place in the fine dining mold. I have, however, never been that impressed by the output of the pastry kitchen.
  • Stephen S.heart icon on user image
    Stephen SheppardMarch 8, 2019
    Food and service were high quality. The steamed mussels appetizer was wonderful. Wines by the glass get a generous pour.
  • C B.heart icon on user image
    C BaileyMay 3, 2016
    Sit on the 2nd floor for a nice brunch overlooking the park. Croque monsieur was to die for. Very attentive staff.
  • Ryan D.heart icon on user image
    Ryan DikdanMay 15, 2015
    The dessert was amazing and the food and wine. Some of their food choices were questionable but it was all delicious.
  • Gilt City
    Gilt CityJanuary 18, 2012
    There’s no better place in town to indulge in wine and charcuterie, those most Gallic of pleasures, than here. The Boston Globe has named Bistro du Midi the city’s “Best French Restaurant."
  • Joyce M.heart icon on user image
    Joyce McLeanNovember 11, 2014
    Tuna tartare, charcuterie platter, beignets for dessert. One word: amazing.
  • Vanessa P.heart icon on user image
    Vanessa PhamMarch 31, 2013
    Order the lavender beignets but ask to replace the chocolate sauce with rhubarb berry sauce. The combination is amazing!
  • Joyce M.heart icon on user image
    Joyce McLeanNovember 9, 2014
    Tuna tartare is awesome. Duck. Caramel beignet. Wonderful wine list. This is one of my best restaurants.
  • Valentin G.heart icon on user image
    Valentin GuerinOctober 5, 2015
    Cozy, nice fireplace, excellent French food and an impressive wine list. A must try!
  • Mehmet O.
    Mehmet OzgumusFebruary 9, 2014
    Service was good.waiters are pleasant and hard working people.I ate the tagliatelle and it was great I highly recommend it 👍
  • Alex V.heart icon on user image
    Alex VeloJune 14, 2015
    Great brunch place. Wide wine selection. Nice terrace and views to the park
  • Tiffany L.heart icon on user image
    Tiffany LopinskyAugust 27, 2016
    Love the charcuterie here! But everything is delicious!
  • Ashley B.heart icon on user image
    Ashley BNovember 15, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Come for the amazing wine list, no need to stay for the $$$$ food (ok, maybe get the tapenade in the cafe downstairs)
  • Basmah S.heart icon on user image
    Basmah SNovember 24, 2013
    OMG after along trip I had the best juicy cheeeeze burger ever 🌟unforgettable
  • Bordeaux Wines
    Bordeaux WinesApril 19, 2012
    If you wind up winding down with decadence here at Bistro du Midi, indulge in some Bordeaux with the duck. You won't be disappointed.
  • Matthew M.
    Matthew MoffattAugust 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Great and affordable bistro menu. Helluvah deal and sit on the porch for a great view.
  • Shahheart icon on user image
    ShahJune 9, 2018
    Skip lunch. Come here for dinner and have the best ragu you’ll ever eat.
  • Lauren F.heart icon on user image
    Lauren FragozaAugust 15, 2014
    The chocolate soufflé was amazing!
  • Gwen C.heart icon on user image
    Gwen CummingsSeptember 6, 2014
    Friendly service and great food! They still honor the FourSquare deal as well
  • Vanessa G.
    Vanessa GatlinFebruary 16, 2014
    (Best of Boston 2013-FRENCH) Improper Bostonian says, "No one ever refers to soufflé as "game-changing," but after tasting Bistro du Midi's, you might."
  • Joshua E.
    Joshua EddyOctober 28, 2014
    Grilled octopus with compressed melon, frisée, and squid-ink vinaigrette.
  • Jess K.heart icon on user image
    Jess KonoMarch 21, 2015
    Get the Pasta with Mussels, Sea Urchin Lemon dish!
  • Robert V.
    Robert ViscontiMay 20, 2011
    The pentaque is a great drink, and the bartender is very knowledgeable. Tell him what flavors your in the mood for and he wont dissapoint.
  • Jennifer C.
    Jennifer ChoiApril 22, 2012
    Get the hazelnut milk chocolate cake with salted caramel ice cream! You won't regret it!
  • aja m.
    aja mJuly 24, 2012
    Love the cucumber cocktail, also pretty much every single thing on the menu!
  • The Feast
    The FeastJune 10, 2011
    Provencal-style cuisine with highlights including fish-centered entrees, roast chicken for two and a decadent warm chocolate souffle. Read more
  • Toni S.
    Toni SpottMarch 12, 2017
    Sitting at the bar is such a lax way to enjoy it here.
  • Christianneheart icon on user image
    ChristianneJanuary 19, 2013
    lamb tartare is amazing; olive oil mashed potatoes won't disappoint
  • David C.
    David ChiuMarch 8, 2012
    Duck Breast (Medium Rare) with Swiss Chard and Gnocchi, absolutely fantastic.
  • Nathalie A.heart icon on user image
    Nathalie AssensApril 21, 2015
    The soufflés for desert are to die for
  • TV Food Maps
    TV Food MapsAugust 28, 2014
    Check out Bistro du Midi as seen on Unique Eats Read more
  • Elsa
    ElsaMay 7, 2012
    Wonderful lamb tartare! Very Mediterranean taste. Perfection.
  • Monica C.heart icon on user image
    Monica ColomDecember 6, 2014
    Service was excellent. And the food delicious.
  • El C.
    El CampeadorOctober 1, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Go upstairs, and hit Big Matt's bar. Ignore the menu and the wine list, and tell him to feed you.
  • Angela S.
    Angela SmalleyJanuary 29, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Bistro du Midi is trying out a new wine offering - on weekend nights they're offering a special large format wine by the glass.
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedAugust 22, 2014
    Eric Gregory, chef of Grafton Street, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Croque Madame. Read more
  • Claire S.
    Claire SpencerDecember 5, 2011
    Ethan aka (E) is awesome! Ask him for a drink recommendation!
  • Rosi
    RosiJune 9, 2013
    The asparagus soup is phenomenal!
  • Aslı Ş.
    Aslı ŞahinJune 30, 2016
    Try black sesame desert/icecream
  • pappas
    pappasNovember 13, 2010
    Get the fries - they are dayliceeous! And the poached lobster w/o pancetta OMG
  • Steve M.
    Steve McKinneyMay 22, 2012
    Try the monkfish. It's out of this world!
  • Ashley K.heart icon on user image
    Ashley KnightJuly 25, 2022
    Great salmon dish
    Boston.comJuly 27, 2010
    Bistro du Midi is a Restaurant with a capital R. None of that upscale pub grub that’s been going around. No waiters who want to be your pal. Read more
  • Seohyun Stacy P.
    Seohyun Stacy ParkJune 14, 2015
    Croque monsieur !!
  • Jeremi K.
    Jeremi KarnellAugust 1, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't bother with the Steak Frites. The chef decided to use New York Strips instead of Hanger or Flat Iron steaks. Bad call!
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